With dozens of countries struggling to manage both staggering debt and mounting climate disasters, some financial leaders are debating green debt relief.
On the Outer Banks, homeowners in Avon are confronting a tax increase of almost 50 percent to protect their homes, the only road into town, and perhaps the community’s very existence.
An environmental assessment said the project’s next step would largely benefit coastal areas, though it might also affect some marine life, especially dolphins.
The temblor was one of three powerful earthquakes that were recorded within eight hours off New Zealand, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Researchers believe the vessel is the Caroline Eddy, a ship built during the Civil War and wrecked in 1880. “It was a sea like a mountain,” its captain recounted at the time.
The deep bonds residents have for their coastal community have been tested by three epic hurricanes. Many wonder whether it’s time to leave.
Americans may be finding some common sense about building homes in vulnerable areas.
Unless we learn to adapt, only the rich will be able to avoid the ravages of climate change.
Rolling back regulations ignores the central lessons from the country’s largest oil spill.